23 Monday / April 23, 2018

Dedication of Hack’s Arch

03:00 pm to 04:00 pm
Will Detmer Park

Hack’s Arch was built by Merrill E. “Hack” Hacker at his home at 2714 W. Vernal Pike beginning in 1940. Prior to demolition of the house due to I-69, the Monroe County Historic Preservation Board of Review in partnership with the Monroe County Parks and Recreation Department sought to save the arch. This project creates a legacy for the future. It draws upon the creative skill of an ordinary and outstanding resident of Monroe County who loved his family and lived a good, decent, plain life. He built the arch from quarry scraps and in interviews in 1998, described how he accomplished the work and lived his life. The arch welcomed his neighbors to his house and now will welcome visitors to the Will Detmer Park for years to come. All are invited to attend the dedication and meet Hack’s family. This event has been endorsed as an official Monroe County/City of Bloomington Bicentennial event.

Civic Affairs / Education / Outdoors / Speakers

24 Tuesday / April 24, 2018

Impeachment of an American President, How Can it Work (Why isn’t this man smiling?)

05:30 pm to 07:00 pm
The Venue

As an art gallery, we at the Venue do not advocate political positions, but as a part of our Bloomington community, we do accept an obligation to provide useful information to better allow all to understand what is transpiring and where it may lead.

We all hear the term impeachment and understand that, in general, it is a legal mechanism to remove a public official. But where and how does it begin, how does it work, and what are the contemporary prospects? Who decides and by what percentage of votes?

On Tuesday, April 24 at 5:30 p.m., The Venue will host a presentation by the most competent legal experts we can assemble who will address all of your questions. We believe that it is important that we all fully understand what may be ahead for our nation.

Join us.

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